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What are the DO’s & DON’T’s for Holiday Lighting?

Driving through neighborhoods, admiring the bedazzled roof lines and ridges, it’s easy to spot the house that ruins the look of the entire block. It’s always the house with 10,000 blinking, multicolored lights set to Yuletide carols with giant inflatable figures littering the front lawn. There will always be the “bigger is better” crowd even…

Should You Spend the Money on LEDs?

LEDs are extremely efficient, using 1 to 11 watts of power versus 20 to 60 watts for a halogen bulb. The U.S. energy savings attributable to LED Lighting will reach 5.1 quads in 2035 and will be 75% lower than if LED lights had not entered the market. This efficiency flows over into a lower…

What? There are types of lighting?

Silvermoon Lighting expertly delivers the type of lighting that reflect your home and landscape in the best light. Did you even know that lighting has a type?  Below Silvermoon Lighting reveals the types of lighting to use for the desired illuminating results. Wash lighting What is referred to as wash lighting, throws out a soft,…

All About Landscape Lighting-Tips from the Pros

SilverMoon Lighting can create a bath of glowing light, professionally designed to best showcase your property after the sun sets. It’s true, your house and yard look first-rate, you’ve worked hard and taken pride in its street appeal. Don’t let your hard work fade into darkness. Strategically placed lighting can continue to display your beautiful…

Determining the Focus for Your Landscape Lighting

Define the focus for illuminating your yard. Maybe the desired effect is to set a soft and romantic glow for the warm summer evening. There could be a shadowy corner to brighten or a meandering path through the garden that you want to illuminate. After the focus is clearly defined, make a sketch of your…

Why Is Servicing Your Landscape Lighting System So Important? 

The biggest threat to your landscape lighting system is water and moisture condensation. Moisture of any kind is never a good combination with electricity or electrical fixtures. Any moisture inside of a lighting fixture should be addressed immediately. Delaying maintenance will ultimately lead to water build up and corrosion. Condensation inside the lens fixture is…

Silvermoon Summer Landscape Special & Design Tips

It can be surprisingly challenging to create a natural, artfully lit landscape. The challenge is reflected in creating dramatic lighting without pathways resembling landing strips or an annoying glare coming from every tree. Design tips for landscape lighting: One way to experiment with different effects is to go outside at night with a good flashlight…

3 Ways To Avoid Choosing The Wrong Lighting Designer For Your Project

To ensure lighting that is both beautiful and functional, do these 3 things to avoid hiring mistakes Do your homework — hire qualified and experienced lighting designers A huge and potentially costly mistake can be mitigated by researching and hiring a professional and qualified lighting designer at the start of your project. While it is…